Reference Number: 22039918
Request ID:
Date First Offered12/28/2016
Title:Assessment Development, Content Management & Technical Services

Agency Reference Number:586
Agency:SBE - State Board of Education
Purchasing Agency:SBE - State Board of Education
Purchasing Agency SPO:Andrew Hennig

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Rhode Island Department of Administration, Division of Purchases, on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE), in cooperation with the Partnership for Assessment and Readiness for College and careers (PARCC) governing board and various other states, released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified vendors to provide Assessment Development, Content Management, and Technical Services, in accordance with the terms of this solicitation and the State of Rhode Island’s General Conditions of Purchase, which may be obtained at the Rhode Island Division of Purchases website at

RIDE sent an award letter to New Meridian Corporation for this solicitation on April 25, 2017.

The Chief Procurement Officer for General Services (CPO-GS) has authorized that the Illinois State Board or Education may participate in the resulting award(s) on a non-mandatory basis. In this award notice, ISBE is seeking to award a contract to New Meridian Corporation who was the successful offeror of the solicitation.

The resulting contract terms and pricing will be determined in accordance to the specifications and terms and conditions of the RIDE solicitation document and the successful offeror’s proposal.

A notice addendum will be published at a later date to identify the not to exceed value of the State of Illinois contract at the conclusion of negotiations with the awarded vendor.

Key Information

Notice Type:Contract Award Notice

Notice Expiration Date:08/30/2017

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:General Services

Total Amount of Award:$0.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2017
Contract End Date:06/30/2018
Renewal Terms:N/A


Number of Responding Bidders:2
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:1
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:RFP

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
New Meridian Corporation$0.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Craig Foxall
Street Address:100 N First St.
Zip Code:62777
Phone: 217.785.8777
Fax Number:217.558.1399

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:924 00 EDUCATIONAL/TRAINING SERVICES - All
924 05 Advisory Services; Educational
924 16 Course Development Services; Instructional/Training
924 18 Educational Services; Alternative
924 19 Educational Research Services
924 20 Examination and Testing


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